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ac·me

 (ăk′mē)
n.
The highest point, as of achievement or development: reached the acme of her career. See Synonyms at summit.

[Greek akmē; see ak- in Indo-European roots.]
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acme

(ˈækmɪ)
n
the culminating point, as of achievement or excellence; summit; peak
[C16: from Greek akmē]
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ac•me

(ˈæk mi)

n.
the highest point of attainment or development; peak: The empire was at the acme of its power.
[1610–20; < Greek akmḗ]
ac′mic, ac•mat′ic (-ˈmæt ɪk) adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.acme - the highest level or degree attainableacme - the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development; "his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty"; "the artist's gifts are at their acme"; "at the height of her career"; "the peak of perfection"; "summer was at its peak"; "...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame"; "the summit of his ambition"; "so many highest superlatives achieved by man"; "at the top of his profession"
degree, stage, level, point - a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process; "a remarkable degree of frankness"; "at what stage are the social sciences?"
2.acme - the highest point (of something)acme - the highest point (of something); "at the peak of the pyramid"
crown - the part of a hat (the vertex) that covers the crown of the head
roof peak - the highest point of a roof
extreme point, extremum, extreme - the point located farthest from the middle of something
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acme

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acme

noun
The highest point or state:
Informal: payoff.
Medicine: fastigium.
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Translations
ذُرْوَه، أَوْج
vrchol
højdepunkt
hápunktur
viršūnė
virsotne

acme

[ˈækmɪ] Ncolmo m, cima f
the acme of perfectionla suma perfección, el colmo de la perfección
he is the acme of good tastees el buen gusto en persona
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acme

[ˈækmi] npoint m culminant
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acme

nHöhepunkt m, → Gipfel m; (of elegance etc)Inbegriff m; at the acme of his powersauf dem Gipfel seiner (Schaffens)kraft
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acme

[ˈækmɪ] n (frm) → culmine m, acme f
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acme

(ˈӕkmi) noun
the highest point. the acme of perfection.
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ACME-1 trial (Angioplasty Compared to MEdicine) was one of the first studies to compare the efficacy of percutaneous coronary intervention with medicine alone in patients with stable angina.7 In this study it was known that patients have one-vessel disease and a positive exercise test, and were followed for a total of six months.